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  1. Task Management API

    While reviewing the O365 Preview API I was wondering what about Task-Management. Currently there are two systems for task management (Exchange and SharePoint). Would be great to see a roadmap for TaskManagement in the O365 Story and of course get an API to easily connect Apps to consume tasks. (No CSOM required just give us REST :D)

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      18 comments  ·  Microsoft Graph/O365 REST APIs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Expose the entire email MIME stream (whole mail ContentBytes) in Outlook Mail REST API

      Sending REST request to Outlook Mail endpoint for messages brings back email message object with properties such as: Subject, From, To, Body but it doesn't expose the MIME stream for the whole email. Actually this is required to save the entire email maybe as eml file locally or somewhere.
      EWS exposes this option but unfortunately is hard limited to 1MB response (for JavaScript APIs).

      hope this option will be available soon within the REST response

      Thank you,

      156 votes
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        1 comment  ·  Microsoft Graph/O365 REST APIs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Expose extensionattributes in Azure AD with the Office 365 Graph API

        A lot of customers use extensionattributes in their on-premises active directory. These can be synced with AzureAD Connect. But you can only find them with PowerShell in their mailbox. When a user does not have an mailbox these attributes are not exposed on any other way.

        Please make these extension attributes available over the Office 365 Rest API so we can use them in our applications without using other field which are not created for that purpose.

        123 votes
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          1 comment  ·  Microsoft Graph/O365 REST APIs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Need to programmatically provision new Office 365 (trial) tenants

          When offering a solution for Office 365 I need to automatically provision a new Office 365 tenant (30-day trial) for the potential customer to test my software in combination with a real Office 365 tenant. This especially is important when my software is available in the Office Store and n people open a trial and want to test it. Right now, Office 365 trial tenant must be created manually, which is not feasible for many testers who want to evaluate our solution in combination with the Office 365 experience. Would need an API (or PowerShell) for creating a new O365…

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            2 comments  ·  Microsoft Graph/O365 REST APIs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Allow PowerShell ClientID to consume Office 365 Usage Reports

            It would be great if we could access the Office 365 Usage Report without creating an Azure App like explained here : https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/dawiese/2017/04/15/get-office365-usage-reports-from-the-microsoft-graph-using-windows-powershell/

            Indeed, it's kind of a showstopper for consultants who want to assess a client's Office 365 tenant.

            There is a PowerShell ClientID that is already available to consume other GraphAPI feature like this :
            https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/paulomarques/2016/03/21/working-with-azure-active-directory-graph-api-from-powershell/

            But if we use it, it fails with:
            Invoke-RestMethod : {
            "error": {
            "code": "InvalidAuthenticationToken",
            "message": "Access token validation failure.",
            "innerError": {
            "request-id": "82702d75-723c-4725-be89-b0bc3a1e95ee",
            "date": "2017-04-19T13:10:27"
            }
            }
            }

            107 votes
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              0 comments  ·  Microsoft Graph/O365 REST APIs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Provide Exchange Room or Equipment information

              Please provide us with the information regarding room and/or equipment mailboxes that are available in Exchange. Including the resource properties so you can execute queries to retrieve that information.

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                5 comments  ·  Microsoft Graph/O365 REST APIs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Add Category Color to Microsoft Graph API Event.Categories collection

                The Calendar Event object contains a simple collection of category names called categories. Enhance the Event object by either:
                1. Add a property to the Event object called CategoryColor, a simple collection of the colors (hex or decimal value) for each category's color. Making the colors a separate property of the event object should make this backwards compatible.

                OR

                2. The categories collection becomes a collection of category objects. The category object has two properties called Name and Color. Name is a string and Color can be the name of the color of the hexadecimal value of the color. This…

                74 votes
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                  7 comments  ·  Microsoft Graph/O365 REST APIs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Provide Outlook REST API quota management

                  We are hitting rate limits with the Outlook REST API and there is no way to see what they are, no way to request an increase, and this appears to be the only support channel available.

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                    3 comments  ·  Microsoft Graph/O365 REST APIs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Allow retrieval of Office 365 users including their birthday using Microsoft Graph API

                    Using the Microsoft Graph API, I want to create a list of all Office 365 users's birtdays, but I cannot get the list of users including the related birthday property at the moment.

                    To set up this list I need the following properties exposed via the Graph API:
                    -id
                    -displayName
                    -userPrincipalName
                    -birthday

                    I want to be able to retrieve users using graph.microsoft.com/v1.0/Users/?$select=id,displayName,userPrincipalName,birthday

                    At the moment executing this results in an InternalServerError with message "This operation is not yet supported.".

                    Requesting the birthday of the current user works already using graph.microsoft.com/v1.0/Me/?$select=id,displayName,userPrincipalName,birthday

                    Please add support for requesting the birthday for a list…

                    70 votes
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                      1 comment  ·  Microsoft Graph/O365 REST APIs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Allow Microsoft Graph API to return mail headers

                      I'd like to be able to access the mail headers for a given message in microsoft graph - part of this is because that in certain circumstances that ConversationID of a message can be incorrect, and join together separate and unrelated conversations with the same subject.

                      Having access to In-Reply-To and References headers would allow us to accurately map the threads to messages within our system without having to rely on the erroneous data returned by ConversationID.

                      49 votes
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                        5 comments  ·  Microsoft Graph/O365 REST APIs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Allow Access to Planner using Client Credentials Flow

                        Planner tasks, buckets and plans are apparently not accessible using client credentials flow (app only).

                        I can access them using code flow authentication, but that's not my requirement (internal web service).

                        Everything else seems to work - it's just the planner stuff that doesn't (401 unauthorized).

                        Is there a workaround that doesn't require a user to log in?

                        48 votes
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                          2 comments  ·  Microsoft Graph/O365 REST APIs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Allow to set the background color of your app in the O365 app launcher

                          Currently the color is grey by default and will most likely not go well with all types of icons SaaS apps will come in. Being able to define the own color would allow a SaaS app vendor to also use that color for identification purposes etc.

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                            4 comments  ·  Microsoft Graph/O365 REST APIs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Shared mailboxes access in Microsoft Graph

                            The Graph docs mention shared mailboxes permission scopes such as "Mail.Read.Shared" which imply this functionality is available. Trying to access information from such scopes, however, leads to a permission denied error, even if the application has been successfully authorized for that scope.

                            Please, implement the shared mailbox access for Microsoft Graph so the developers can actually use the features that have been documented.

                            42 votes
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                              1 comment  ·  Microsoft Graph/O365 REST APIs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Make it possible to create organizational Contacts using graph API

                              At this moment it's not possible to create organizational contacts using the graph api. We need them in our distribution lists.

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                                4 comments  ·  Microsoft Graph/O365 REST APIs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Retrieve SharePoint Social.Following Microsoft Graph

                                It would be great to get SharePoint people and content following information through Microsoft Graph.

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                                  2 comments  ·  Microsoft Graph/O365 REST APIs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Provide a way to create a distribution group

                                  In Azure AD we're unable to create a mail-enabled group via Graph API.

                                  39 votes
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                                    1 comment  ·  Microsoft Graph/O365 REST APIs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Allow updating any users Photo with User.ReadWrite.All scope

                                    Currently even if you have the User.ReadWrite.All you cant update another users photo via:

                                    PUT /beta/users/{User ID}/photo/$value

                                    This would be VERY helpful.

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                                      2 comments  ·  Microsoft Graph/O365 REST APIs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                      Hi Chris,

                                      Sorry for the misunderstanding. We reactivated this request so people can continue voting on it. We’ll keep an eye on it and let you know if we have any updates.

                                      As a workaround we’ll keep listed here that your app can use the User.ReadWrite.All permission and call the API under its own identity (not on behalf of a user.) We’ve updated the documentation at https://developer.microsoft.com/en-us/graph/docs/api-reference/v1.0/api/profilephoto_update to be clearer on the permissions.

                                      Thanks!
                                      Office Extensibility Team

                                    • Office 365 SDK for Java

                                      Hi, Would it be possible to add a Office 365 SDK for Java so that it can be used for web applications.

                                      Thanks.

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                                      • Provide Office365 API support in MSDN forums

                                        StackOverflow isn't working out. We need a proper MSDN forum for Office365API support. I've seen 3 different tags suggested, the most common of which has no questions. The only questions that do exist are all first timers some of which are answered by first timers on behalf of MS as well (evidence that both your users and employees aren't on SO)

                                        Also check out this yes/no question that was closed unanswered as 'too broad' by rouge moderators.

                                        http://stackoverflow.com/questions/22699578/questions-about-office-365-preview-apis

                                        Maybe instead of providing support in blog comments, gallery discussions and twitter it would help to use a proper msdn forum.

                                        That…

                                        38 votes
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                                          4 comments  ·  Microsoft Graph/O365 REST APIs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Add Timing-Allow-Origin: * to MS Graph response headers

                                          To allow consumers of Graph APIs to use the Resource Timing web browser API to get detailed request timing information when making cross-origin calls to MS Graph, the Timing-Allow-Origin header should be included in responses from MS Graph with a value of *.

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